Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A Barrel of Gold A kindly happy man once was asked why he acted as though he didn’t have a care in the world. He replied, “Because I have...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME Edward Howe said, “Instead of trying to love your enemies, treat your friends a little better.” The trouble with us is that we find it...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission BACKACHE NOW After working all day a man was seen playing baseball with his son. The friend, looking over the fence, queried him, “Bill, aren’t you tired?” The man...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Republished with permission Worry “Worry is like a rocking chair - it will give you something to do but won’t get you anywhere.” Not only that - it will wear you out getting...
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Express Your Appreciation

A husband to his wife as he finished dinner: "Alice, tha was the best chicken I have ever eaten."  He always praised her culinary efforts.  The art of expressing appreciation must be cultivated.  No...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Father Was Too Busy

A father whose son had gotten into trouble pondered, “I can’t understand. We have treated him well. He had his own room, his own camera, and his own gun. He had everything.” Yes, he...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Life Is An Adventure

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission LIFE IS AN ADVENTURE It’s good to see a man who loves life, who enjoys it and does not simply endure it. It is good to see a man...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Later Thank You Think A bronze tablet on a wall in a Chinese garden contained these words: "Enjoy yourself. It is later than you think." If you are planning to do...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission BETTER PEOPLE The improvement of our society depends not so much on social reform as on spiritual regeneration. “The heart of reform is really the reform of the heart.”...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Never Trouble Trouble There was a woman who for 50 years had the habit of looking under her bed every night for a burglar. If she had found one...

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